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What Std Is Linked To Sacroilitis
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Is it possible have sacroiliitis even my blood test and x-ray and mri normal? What is the preferable test to confirm it?
Steroid Injection: The easiest way to confirm is both diagnostic and therapeutic. I typically start with a simple exam. With patient bending forward, I press with my thumbs to find the specific pain areas of the SI ligament/joint. Then a shot of lidocaine/marcaine/Kenalog mixture is angled into each spot marked. Each spot should get an estimated 3 cc of medicine. Examine both sides. ...Read more
I have two disc bulgings and bilateral sacroiliitis, can I do exercises like playing football or work at the gym without hurting my self?
Yes.: Yes, if your bulging disc is not symptomatic you can exercise. Supervised exercise by an experienced individual or therapist in this type of rehab is advised. If you would like to play football, and would be injured, you would risk becoming symptomatic with this condition leading to bigger medical consequences. ...Read more
Varies: That term describes an inflammatory process that involves both your sacroiliac joints. There are many potential causes, probably the most common is known as ankylosing spondylitis, which can be tested for using a blood test looking for the marker known as HLA B-27. Don't hesitate to see a rheumatologist. ...Read more
It is remmitable!: Sacroilitis occurs in the spondyloarthopathies. It is the most frquent and early manifestaion of spinal involvement. It is entirely remmitable with current drugs available. It is a common form of arthritis seen in a rheumatology practice. Some patients remit and go off of medication, but in most, it recurs. ...Read more
Having sacroilitis. Developed severe back pain, unable to sit, stand or lie straight. Given depemedrol inj. 80mg. Explain.
Steroid injection: Sacroilitis is inflammation of the joint between your spine and hip bones. This may cause low back pain, typically one sided and worse on siting. You received what sounds like a sacroiliac joint steroid injection, which is intended to decrease the inflammation in the joint and, in so doing, decrease the pain you experience. Sometimes, more than one injection is required to achieve max benefit. ...Read more
SI joint: Hi, it depends what is causing the sacroiliitis, there are many different causes for SI joint inflammation like trauma, infection, arthritis, inflammatory diseases like ankylosing spondylitis. The treatment plan for all these are different. Steroid injection can work for simple osteoarhtritis of the SI joint. ...Read more
Having uc and sacroilitis and on medication. Developed ulcer on palet with a dull pain. What could this be?
Immune system: It is obvious that your immune system is inflamed and attacking the mucosal surfaces of the GI tract, including oral mucosa. This is not uncommon with inflammatory bowel disease. The first thing I suggest is try eliminating gluten, dairy and sugar from your diet. In some cases, this will resolve symptoms. You can also apply topical deglycerized licorice or aloe to the ulcers to speed healing. ...Read more
The two bony points at back which can be touched (probably post sup iliac spine) hurt all day long. No trauma. Is it sacroilitis?
Unlikely: Unlikely, but needs orthopedic or rheumatologic evaluation. ...Read more
I have ulcerative collitis for 17 years. Currently on medication for uc and sacroilitis. What could cause weakness and tremblling of the body?
Talk to your Doctor: The symptoms you are describing a very nonspecific and its difficult to make any educated guesses. With that said, given that you are taking medications (i presume immunosuppressants) for ulcerative colitis, that first thing I am concerned about is infection. For that reason, and especially because of the chance that your immune system might be suppressed I would recommend seeing doctor soon! ...Read more
I think I Keep getting sacroiliitis, (sharp pain over left SI joint only, lasts 1week) last 8 months had 5 flare up would X-ray show something now?
Depends on severity: If you are comfortable doing ot and can take anti-inflammatory OTC meds to deal with the symptoms. It tends to be chronic, but staying fit probably helps more than hurts. Take a warm bath after hiking. Sometimes topical analgesics help as well. Don't put them on after the warm bath-let the skin cool down first. They can be painful when the pores are wide open. ...Read more
Not usually: Depends on what you mean by locking. In can be from an internal hip problem (like a labral tear or osteoarthritis) or from an external hip problem like "snapping hip syndrome" or something completely different depending on what you mean by "hip locking". Sacroilitis usually causes very focal pain over the sacroiliac joint and can sometimes cause radiation into the buttocks, groin, hip, or leg. ...Read more
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis generally involves peripheral joints
if it involves the spine or pelvis. It should be distinguished from Enthesitis-related arthritis or Ankylosing spondylitis
your child should have HLAB27 done and be closely monitored and treated by a good rheumatologist ...Read more
L5s1bulge, pain managed by SCS, op 9 month ago. New lowback, but&ball pain, worse after siting. Big pain geting out&rolling over in bed. Is sacroilitis poss?
Possible but other: I would discuss this with your physician. In view of the surgery you need to be certain that this is not related to the surgery. This could be muscular, but your physician needs to evaluate you and see it is related or a new problem. It you mean testicle pain with the mention of ball then other diagnoses need to be considered. It does not sound like sacroilitis. ...Read more
35yr m, 26yrs soccer, major fall on back/head last year. Diagnosed with sacroiliitis and not ruled out for as, prescribed rest for 3 months and re-eval. 1.5 months and feeling 1-2 pain with inactivity?
Dr says have trigger finger & sacroiliitis. I'm on inflammation med and muscle relaxer. Exercise for back and ice for finger. What's next step?
Second opinion?: 36yo female with chronic low back pain was told "sacroiliitis", which indicates inflammation, requires SPECT scan to diagnose & which is uncommon. More likely: sacroiliac joint hypermobility disorder & pain generated by injured ligaments, cause of 15-30% cases of chronic low back pain &, as med lit. Reports, not detected by any imaging studies. See an Osteopath for proper differential diagnosis. ...Read more
I have sclerosis at si joints especially lower borders, is it a sign of healing from sacroiliitis, and how to treat such condition if pain still exist?
Spondyloarthropathy?: At your age the most likely cause is a seronegative spondyloarthropathy. I would recommend you see a rheumatologist and get a definitive diagnosis. Treatment will depend on your diagnosis. The prognosis also depends on the cause. Good luck to you. ...Read more
Yes...: If it's acute, rest for the first 1-2 days. This controls your symptoms and reduces any swelling in the area of pain. Apply heat or ice to the involved area. In general it is a good idea to use ice for the first 2-3 days, then use heat. while sleeping, try lying on your side, curled up with a pillow between your legs. When sleeping on your back, place a pillow or rolled towel under your knees. ...Read more